Protests against graft gains steam in districts

Several organisations join bandwagon to fight corruption in three districts

)Students of JSS Women’s College join the fight against graft in Chamarajanagar. Protesters under the banner of Hassan District Brahmana Sabha submitted a memorandum to the President through the deputy commissioner. They also took out a rally from the Hemavathi Statue to the deputy commissioner’s office.

The indefinite satyagraha by members of Bhrastachara Virodhi Andolana continued on Saturday. Hassan Cable Operators Association, Suvarna Ladies Club, Kuvempu Mahila Samaja, Srujanasiri Kalathanda, Spoorthi Mahila Samaja, Kempachaluvajamanni Mahila Samaja also participated in the protests.


Members of various organisations took out protests supporting the movement started by Anna Hazare, in Alur taluk of Hassan district also.  Owners downed shutters of all shops, hotels, schools and colleges in town to express their support. Even autorickshaws were called off the street on the occasion.

In Mandya

Students belonging to Agricultural University undertook a protest in support of Anna Hazare here on Saturday. Shouting anti-graft slogans, the students took out a rally from the farmers auditorium to deputy commissioner’s office. Hundreds of youngsters participated in a protest under the banner of SFI.

They took out a march from Jubilee Park to the deputy commissioner’s office.
In Chamarajanagar

Several organisations along with students expressed their support from Jan Lokpal Bill mooted by Anna Hazare in Chamarajanagar on Saturday.

Students of JSS Women’s College participated in a rally beginning from their college premises, passing through Pachappa circle.  Based on call by several organisations, all commercial establishments in the town of Ramapur was completely shutdown. Autorickshaw drivers and students of various schools and colleges participated in the protests.

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